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Crusty Crab Takeaway

2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7754
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crispy crab” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yet again sitting under a flowering pohutukawa on the Russell water front surrounded by hopeful seagulls unwrapping $16 worth of fish'n chips from Crusty Crab. We did the same last year and yet again no dissapointment. We couldn't eat it all so bundled it up...More

Thank 2xSteves
Reviewed 1 week ago

So what if fish and chips is considered plain and fast food by some? This place had some of the best fish and chips I've tasted in a while. The breading is the right amount and the fish is very fresh. It was piping hot...More

Thank J-Chizzle
Tracy P, Owner at Crusty Crab Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips in Russell after a long drive up from Auckland- was a welcome and enjoyable meal to takeout and eat in the peace and quiet of our motel. Not greasy and a good flavour with generous portions. Staff were very friendly too. Worth...More

Thank Binny67
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Huge portions, well battered fresh fish, and totally juicy. They used fresh Hoki fish. Great Fantastic Food served.

Thank Jadie_Lye
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Oh my, most amazing fish & chip shop, the hoki was very big & just melted in my mouth! Sat on the wharf & ate our fish and chips, perfect Saturday lunch! Was also good on price for the 6 pieces we got as well...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

For a takeaway shop - five stars. We ordered burgers ($9 a piece from memory), fish, chips and wedges. Good serving sizes. Freshly made, not greasy, good serving sizes.

Thank NZJaxC
Tracy P, Owner at Crusty Crab Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had 'fish of the day' gurnard and chips, and oysters - all very delicious. It is very hard to get good fish & chips where we are from - they were delicious!! And I hardly every eat oysters as normally I am disappointed but they...More

1  Thank MegG972
Tracy P, Owner at Crusty Crab Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you for that. We do love our local oysters and we are very pleased you enjoyed them.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Nice fish food, not to greasy with friendly staff. Should try their Ham burgars which are very tasty.

1  Thank yachtaiwa
Reviewed 3 May 2017

When you are a Kiwi, Fish n Chips are a regular thing. The place was busy which is always a good sign. We ordered battered scallops, fish, hotdogs, chicken tenders and at another time burgers and of course chips. No disappointments at all. Fish was...More

2  Thank MariceNZ
Reviewed 20 April 2017

if you find yourself in Russell around a lunch time. Look up the Crusty Crab. We watch to see where the locals go for lunch. We saw so many stop in, order, pick up and walk away. So seeing there were several little tables with...More

2  Thank jbakker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7754
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